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Re: Reiserfs on an iBook?

On Wed, 04 Jun 2003 13:45:01 +0200
Thomas Otto <3.1415926535897932384626433832@gmx.net> wrote:

> > Is anybody running reiserfs on an iBook?
> > 
> > Opinions? Comments? Gotchas?
> Shouldn't be a problem of the hardware but rather of the kernel, 
> reiserfsutils etc installed.
> Yet on problem could be the following with noflushd (c&p from 
> noflushd.sf.net):
> - Reiserfs journaling bypasses the kernel's delayed write mechanisms. 
> This amounts to lousy spindown times when working off such a partition. 
> There's no workaround for this.
> I have ext3 on my debian ibook and don't have any problems with it, my 
> desktop runs flawless with reiserfs partitions.

Hmm, thats interesting. One of the reasons I'm interested in trying Reiserfs
is that Ext3 seems to ocassionally produce huge spikes in CPU usage which 
is very detrimental to realtime audio processing (my little area of interest).

Maybe I should try Reiserfs on my desktop first.

  Erik de Castro Lopo  nospam@mega-nerd.com (Yes it's valid)
Linux: generous programmers from around the world all join
forces to help you shoot yourself in the foot for free. 

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